Tour of St. Louis Cemetery #1 in New Orleans

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Visit New Orleans' famous City of the Dead, St. Louis Cemetery #1, to learn about centuries of local history. Stroll through this city of the dead to discover a different side of the Crescent City.

Region: New Orleans
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cancellation: No refunds for cancelled bookings.

What You Will Do

  • Take a tour of the St. Louis Cemetery #1 to learn about local burial customs and some of the city’s most notable and notorious residents
  • Discover burial practices with roots that trace back to French and Spanish influence on New Orleans
  • Hear how the tombs are maintained and how the architectural styles have grown and matured through the centuries
  • Keep your eyes open for funerary symbolism in the cemetery and listen to tales of Storyville, the former red-light district
  • Get the low-down on famous citizens, including chess genius Paul Morphy, Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau and civil rights pioneer Homer Plessy

What's Included

  • 1.5 hour guided tour of St. Louis Cemetery #1

Additional Information

  • Please dress in appropriate clothing for the weather, including boots, rain gear, umbrella, sunscreen, hat, water bottle and other utilities.

  • Under-enrolled tours will be cancelled and registrants will be offered alternative tours or refunds. Advanced booking is required.

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501 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA